Police have arrested three former members of parliament of BNP in Kushtia in a sabotage case. The arrested are- Kushtia District BNP President and former Member of Parliament of Kushtia-4 constituency Mehdi Ahmed Rumi, General Secretary and former Member of Parliament of Kushtia-3 Constituency Bir Muktijodha Sohrab Uddin and President of Daulatpur Upazila BNP and former Member of Parliament of Kushtia-1 Constituency Reza. Ahmed Bachchu Molla. According to police sources, they were arrested from the party office around 11 o’clock on Tuesday, October 31. Apart from this, Pintu, the accused in the sabotage case, has also been arrested. In this regard, the officer in charge of Kushtia Model Police Station OC Syed Ashiqur Rahman said that they were arrested in front of the district BNP office at 11 o’clock on Tuesday in a sabotage case committed by the police on Monday. He also said that they were planning sabotage in front of the party office at that time. 18 cocktails were recovered from the spot. Later they were sent to jail through the court.
Resignation of 25 senior journalists of Kushtia Press Club! Md. Habibur Rahman, Kushtia district representative: By writing his name in journalism, he sat in the press club, called sand, haat, ghat, fairs and protested against unjournalism by holding the common people hostage instead of journalism and taking various privileges, including 26 from the traditional Kushtia press club established in 1965, including 4 life members. Members resigned from their ordinary membership. 30th October 2023 Monday night published from Kushtia, the publisher and editor of the first daily Bangladesh Barta led by senior journalist life member and elected executive member Abdur Rashid Chowdhury elected senior vice-president of the club district representative of Amar Desh Patrika, editor of daily Kushtia Darpan Mujibul Sheikh, national daily Kalerkanth Staff Reporter Life Member Tariqul Haque Tariq, S,A TV Representative Life Member Noor Alam Dulal, Channel Twenty Four Senior Reporter Sharif Biswas, Banglavision District Representative Hasan Ali, Baisakhi Television District Representative Rabiul Islam Dolan, Bangladesh Barta Staff Reporter Zahurul Haque Chowdhury Ranju, Life Member Tashlima Chowdhury Bulbul, District Representative of Daily Amar Barta Enamul Haque, District Representative of Amar Sangbad Nazrul Islam Mukul, District Representative of Desh TV Nahid Hasan Titas, District Representative of The Daily Sun and Acting Editor of Daily Mukt Mench Rezaul Karim Reza, Editor of Daily Ajker Sutrapat Akhtar Hossain Feroz, Acting Editor of Dainik Desh Bani Sohle Rana, Staff Reporter of Daily Darpan Aslam Ali, District Correspondent of Daily Pratidin Sangbad Rabiul Alam Ivan, Staff Reporter of Kushtia Paper Abdul Motaleb Raju, District Correspondent of Daily Banik Barta Noor Mursheda Violin, District Correspondent of Daily Ganakanth Life Member Saiful Islam, District Correspondent Ahchan Ali Biswas of Daily Navchetna, Staff Reporter of Kushtia Paper Habibur Rahman Habib, District Correspondent of Daily Third Level Haider Ali, Staff Reporter of Daily Darpan Nazrul Islam, Staff Reporter of Daily Bangladesh Barta Harun Ur Rashid 25 journalists are their members.
The written application for withdrawal of the post was handed over to club president Al-Mamun Sagar and general secretary M Zubayd Ripon. Resigned journalists said that several journalists, including the current president of Kushtia Press Club, were using the press club to call fairs in Lalan Utsav, call balir ghats and seek financial benefits from various institutions, undermining the interests of genuine journalists. Along with this, in the meeting of the executive committee of the club, in order to sustain the journalism of some members and the journalists, the proposals related to the interests of the club, without any regard to the arguments, were creating the constitution of the club as per their will and doing various activities against the constitution. In protest, they voluntarily resigned from the membership of the club. It should be noted that a copy of this withdrawal letter will be handed over to the main patron of the club, Kushtia District Commissioner Md. Ehetesham Reza, said the resigning journalists. It should be noted that the Kushtia District Press Club established in 1990 with 25 senior journalists who resigned and more professional journalists will be restructured and established as a journalist-based organization want.